Pensions

Dairy Crest Group plc Monitor

Dairy Crest Group plc Annual Report 2017-18
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0913
Company covered: 
Dairy Crest Group plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 17 September 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion on a new key audit matter included in audit report.
Change
Separate sections outlining director and auditor responsibilities included in auditors' report.
Change
Change in inflation index assumption results in a reduction in pension obligations.
Change
Introduction of a separate section discussing alternative performance measures.
Change
Extended disclosure of principal risks.

IMI plc monitor

IMI plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0806
Company covered: 
IMI plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 14 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Gain recognised linked to pension buy-out.
Change
De-recognition of non-controlling interests in subsidiary and pension partnership.
Change
Disposed business does not meet IFRS 5 definition of discontinued operations.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet events including business acquisition and pension scheme wind up.

Anglo American plc Monitor

Anglo American plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0719
Company covered: 
Anglo American Plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 24 July 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the future impacts of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments" and IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers”.
Change
Disclosure of main risks linked to defined benefit pension scheme.
Restatement
Restatement of prior year deferred tax asset analysis.
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities on adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Change in presentation basis of operating costs from by function to by nature.
Restatement
Restatement of segmental reporting information liked to business disposal.

Hammerson plc Monitor

Hammerson plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0714
Company covered: 
Hammerson plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 17 July 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Enhanced disclosure in respect of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Net exchange gain re-classified to profit and loss account.
Restatement
Restatement of cash flow from operating activities to investing activities.
Change
Enhanced disclosure of accounting policies in relation to disposals and derivatives.
Change
Extended disclosure in respect of pensions scheme including asset and sensitivity analysis information.
Change
Disclosure of key inputs employed in the valuation of Level 3 financial instruments. .

Heineken N.V. Monitor

Heineken N.V. Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0519
Company covered: 
Heineken N.V.
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 22 May 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of impact of new standards issued but not yet adopted including quantification in respect of IFRS 15.
Change
Qualitative description of factors that make up business acquisition goodwill.
Change
Extended disclosure in respect of pension plan assets and obligations.
Change
Enhanced disclosure on fair value hedges includes maturity analysis.
Restatement
Change in segment measure of profit.
Change
Introduction of a reconciliation table showing movements in current interest bearing liabilities excluding bank overdrafts and commercial papers.

Britvic plc Monitor

Britvic plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0509
Company covered: 
Britvic plc
Period End: 
1 October, 2017
Report issued on 08 May 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Introduction of additional disclosure in relation to the expected impacts of IFRS 15 and IFRS 16 including quantification.
Change
Detailed breakdown of fair value of assets acquired and liabilities assumed following a business combination.
Change
Post balance sheet disclosure in respect of restructuring of manufacturing operations.
Change
Auditors' report includes discussion of director and auditor responsibilities.
Change
Identification of "sustainability and environment" as a principal risk area.
Change
Breakdown of pension assets includes new liability driven investments category.

Senior plc Monitor

Senior plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0416
Company covered: 
Senior plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 22 April 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Change in allocation of assets to reporting segments.
Change
Extension of risk disclosures including identification of two new principal risks.
Change
Defined benefit pension risks disclosed.
Change
Extended disclosure of key audit matters including identification of two new areas.
Change
Disclosure of proposed changes to directors remuneration policy.

United Utilities Group PLC Monitor

United Utilities Group PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0316
Company covered: 
United Utilities Group PLC
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 27 March 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of proposed changes to non-audit services policy.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure on the future impact of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments".
Pronouncements
Disclosure on the future impact of IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers".
Pronouncements
Quantified information as to the future impact of IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Summarised disclosure in respect of proposed changes in directors' remuneration policy.
Change
Disclosure of derivatives included in pension scheme asset categories.

Royal Mail plc Monitor

Royal Mail plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0311
Company covered: 
Royal Mail plc
Period End: 
26 March, 2017
Report issued on 20 March 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Change in segment disclosures to reflect management of resources.
Change
Separate disclosure of material business combination.
Change
Defined benefit pension changes including plan to close scheme to future accrual and recognition of insurance policy.
Change
Tabular disclosure of principal risks extended to include disclosure of new risk factor.
Change
Enhancements of audit report presentation include overview section and use of diagrams.
Change
Alternative performance measures section included in annual report.

Hays plc Monitor

Hays plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0314
Company covered: 
Hays plc
Period End: 
30 June, 2017
Report issued on 20 March 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Improved disclosures on future impacts of IFRS 16 "Leases" and IFRS 9 "Financial instruments"
Change
Presentation of audit report enhanced by inclusion of overview of audit approach section.
Change
Pension disclosures include reference to IFRIC 14.
Change
Inclusion of additional disclosures on cash pooling arrangements.
Change
Disclosure of proposed amendments to the directors remuneration policy.